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Board Members 이사회원들



We thank our wonderful board for their time, for their invaluable expertise, and for making the KCLEI what it is today and what it will be tomorrow! The Board members are honored to serve the KLCEI.

  • Keumok is an experienced professional with a strong background in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and education. She has been teaching from preschool to college levels for two decades in Korea, Germany, and the USA, holding teaching certifications in music, special education, and other world languages endorsed by the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE). Additionally, she serves as a reviewer for a beginning teacher program run by CSDE. She holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D) from the University of New England, a master's degree from Northwestern University & the Robert Schumann Musikhochschule, and a bachelor's degree from Yonsei University. Keumok resides in Glastonbury with her husband, two kids, and two rescued dogs.

  • Kristen currently works as an educator.  She is a graduate of Villanova University with a Masters of Arts in Special Education from University of St. Joseph and a Sixth Year in Educational Leadership from Central Connecticut State University.  She is an active participant in her district's Equity and Inclusion Coalition and has learned a lot through her position as secretary of the Board of KLCEI this past year.  

  • Jiyon holds a BS from Changwon National University with Political Science in South Korea and an MBA from Bay Path University in MA.  Jiyon has worked as a Senior Project Manager in different Industries for years, and she currently works as a Lead PM in a renewable energy industry. Jiyon serves the local communities through KLCEI to embrace diversity and empower others.  Jiyon feels honored to serve as a Principal as well as a Board Member for KLCEI.

  • Bepsie has a Bachelor of Science from Lesley University,  a first Masters of Education from Saint Joseph University and a second Master's degree in educational administration from CCSU.  She holds a certification in elementary education, special education and Intermediate Administration or Supervision. She has been working as an elementary teacher, a special education teacher and a transitional coordinator over the decades. She has been the president of Hello! West Hartford, an organization of West Hartford's new Community Connections group.
    She lives in West Hartford with her husband Shannon and three children, Naomi, Eli and Isaiah.  In her free time, she loves to volunteer, ski or ride her bike.  

  • Sungkyun is a polymer material scientist with 20+ years of industry experience. Sungkyun holds a BS and an MS from Seoul National University with Fiber and Polymer Science, and a PhD in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Sungkyun feels fortunate to serve as a board member at KLCEI.

  • Board Member - Jungmin Song 송정민